2009 Private Health Insurance (PHI) Circulars

Private Health Insurance Circulars Issued since 1 January 2009

Page last updated: 11 July 2014

If you require a copy of any of the circulars below, please send an email through to Private Health.

December

23rd - PHI85/09 Guidelines for Recognition of Private Hospital-Based Rehabilitation Services
21st - PHI 84/09 August 2010 Prostheses List – Application Forms
21st - PHI 83/09 Hospital Information
21st - PHI 82/09 Lifetime Health Cover Ten Year Rule Information Sessions
4th - PHI 81/09 Rebates for Cataract Surgery from 26 November 2009
1st - PHI 80/09 Payment of the 2009 Private Health Insurance Complaints Levy

November

27th - PHI 79/09 Rebates for Cataract Surgery from 26 November 2009
26th - PHI 78/09 Update on Cataract Surgery Rebates
19th - PHI 77/09 Private Health Insurance Rebate Tiers Implementation Working Group
2nd - PHI 76/09 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2009 (No.7)

October

30th - PHI 75/09 National Joint Replacement Register Levy Rules – Exposure Draft
30th - PHI 74/09 Cataract Surgery
27th - PHI 73/09 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2009 (No. 6)
20th - PHI 72/09 Private Hospital Name Changes - Victoria
20th - PHI 71/09 Lifetime Health Cover Loading and Ambulance Cover
9th - PHI 70/09 Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules (No. 3)
1st - PHI 69/09 General Hospital Information – New South Wales and Queensland
1st - PHI 68/09 Medicare Surcharge Review

September

29th - PHI 67/09 Suspension of the Private Health Insurance Rebate Tiers Implementation Working Group
25th - PHI 66/09 The Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules 2009 (No.2)
22nd - PHI 65/09 Notice of Cancellation of Registration of Insurers
21st - PHI 64/09 The Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2009 (No.5)
21st - PHI 63/09 The Australian Health Insurance Association 2009 Conference
15th - PHI 62/09 Invitation to Participate in the National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) Round 13 (2008-09)
15th - PHI 61/09 Release of the National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) Round 12 (2007-08) Results
9th - PHI 60/09 Who can purchase Australian Private Health Insurance? (Re-issue of Circular PHI 65/08)
8th - PHI 59/09 New Private Hospitals - New South Wales
8th - PHI 58/09 - Changes to the Private Health Insurance Branch Contact List
4th - PHI 57/09 2009 Australian Health Insurance Association Conference
1st - PHI 56/09 New Private Hospitals - Victoria and Western Australia

August

19th - PHI 55/09 Health Insurers' Annual Second Tier Default Benefit Rates are Due
18th - PHI 54/09 Removal of Lifetime Health Cover loadings after ten years
13th - PHI 53/09 Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules 2009 (No. 2)
12th - PHI 52/09 South Australian Day Hospital Function
10th - PHI 51/09 Reinstatement of a Facility for Second Tier Approval
7th - PHI 50/09 Private Health Insurance (Prostheses) Amendment Rules 2009 (No. 2)
4th - PHI 49/09 Private Health Insurance Rebate Tiers Implementation Working Group
3rd - PHI 48/09 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2009 (No. 2) & Hospital Information

July

31st - PHI 47/09 August 2009 Prostheses List
23rd - PHI 46/09 Medical Technology Association of Australia Annual Conference
16th - PHI 45/09 February 2010 Prostheses List - Application Forms
14th - PHI 44/09 Allocation of Hospital Provider numbers, Accrediattion of Podiatrists, Review of Neo-Natal Facilities and the APHA 29th National Congress
3rd - PHI 43/09 Prostheses List Application and Benefit Negotiation Workshops July 2009
1st - PHI 42/09 Publication of the State of Our Public Hospitals June 2009 Report

June

29th - PHI 41/09 National Joint Replacement Registry (NJRR) Levy Bill Industry Consultation Meetings
26th - PHI 40/09 Consumers’ Health Forum - Position Vacant - Senior Policy Manager
26th - PHI 39/09 This circular has been replaced by PHI Circular 41/09
25th - PHI 38/09 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Rules 2009 (No.1) and the Private Health Insurance (Complying Product) Rules 2009 (No.1)
25th - PHI 37/09 Private Health Insurance (Data Provision) Rules 2009 and the Private Health Insurance (Health Insurance Business) Rules 2009
22nd - PHI 36/09 Australian Day Hospital Association Conference
12th - PHI 35/09 Private Heath Insurance (Benefit Requirement) Amendment Rules 2009 (No 3)
11th - PHI 34/09 Introduction of general treatment (dental) data collection and pre-release of final data specifications 2009-10 for existing HCP and PHDB data collections
10th - PHI 33/09 Name Changes to Private Hospitals - Queensland & Victoria
5th - PHI 32/09 Information Session Venues - Private Health Insurance Budget Measures
5th - PHI 31/09 This circular has been replaced by PHI Circular 34/09.
2nd - PHI 30/09 Information Sessions - Private Health Insurance Budget Measures
2nd - PHI 29/09 Private Health Insurance Surcharge Thresholds For 2009-10
2nd - PHI 28/09 Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bills

May

27th - PHI 27/09 Lifetime Health Cover Direct Mailout
18th - PHI 26/09 Productivity Commission Study into Public and Private Hospitals
11th - PHI 25/09 Changes to the Subclass 457 Visa Program
5th - PHI 24/09 Name Change Private Hospitals - New South Wales

April

30th - PHI 23/09 New Private Hospital - Victoria
16th - PHI 22/09 New Private Hospital in NSW, name changes to Hospitals in NSW and VIC and the 8th International Congress on Ambulatory Surgery
1st - PHI 21/09 New Private Hospital South Australia, Closure of Private Hospital NSW and information on the 8th International Congress on Ambulatory Surgery

March

27th - PHI 20/09 Correction and Name Change to Public Hospitals in Victoria
24th - PHI 19/09 Australian Day Hospital Association Conference 2009
17th - PHI 18/09 Second Tier Advisory Committee Meeting
2nd - PHI 17/09 Amendments to the February 2009 Prostheses List

February

27th - PHI 16/09 Invitation to Participate in the National Hospital Cost Data Collection
25th - PHI 15/09 February 2009 Prostheses List
25th - PHI 14/09 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2009
20th - PHI 13/09 Private Health Insurance (Registration) Rules 2009
19th - PHI 12/09 Review of Neonatal Facilities and Complying product Amendment 2009
18th - PHI 11/09 Australian Refined Diagnosis Related Group (AR-DRG) Definitions Manual Version 6.0
17th - PHI 10/09 New Private Hospitals, Corrections to Provider Numbers, Closures and Name and Address Changes to Hospitals in New South Wales and Victoria
9th - PHI 9/09 - February 2009 Prostheses List
6th - PHI 8/09 - Emergency Triage Education Kit
2nd - PHI 7/09 - Changes to Prostheses List Fees

January

30th - PHI 6/09 - Prostheses List Update -August 2009 Prostheses List Cycle
27th - PHI 5/09 - Training Dates and Venues for the National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) February 2009.
19th - PHI 4/09 - Change from Public to Private Hospital in Victoria and name changes to hospitals in Victoria,Queensland and Western Australia.
15th - PHI 3/09 Training for the National Hospital Cost Data Collection (NHCDC) February 2009.
7th - PHI 2/09 - Hospitals Eligible For Second Tier Default Benefits - Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirments) Amendment Rules 2008 (No. 5)
5th - PHI 1/09 - General Treatment Data Collection 2009-10
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